The topic of biological evolution is at the heart of the debate concerning the compatibility of religion and science. Yaqeen Institute has released a collection of articles on the subject of Islam and Human Evolution, featuring scholarly research presenting different perspectives. The synergy of science and scripture is taken up in a paper by Dr. Nazir Khan (physician, clinical neuroscientist, and Imam) and theologian Dr. Yasir Qadhi. The authors argue that the very presumption that religion must defend itself against science arises from a failure to understand (a) the epistemology of science and (b) the vast empirical knowledge about human beings for which philosophical naturalism provides no meaningful ontological foundation. This paper argues for a critical evaluation rather than calling for either blanket rejection or accommodation of evolution. Yaqeen has also featured two additional perspectives from guest authors, reflecting the diversity of viewpoints in the community. Arguing against the acceptance of biological evolution as a whole on the basis of empirical failures, religious scholar Dr. Isra Yazicioglu and quantum physicist Dr. Yamina Bouguenaya note the role that inter

المصدر: Collection: Evolution in the Scales of Scripture | Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research